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Collection Details


Collection Name: Missouri Ex-Prisoners of War Oral History Project
Repository Name: University of Missouri, Columbia. State Historical Society of Missouri [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Columbia, Missouri, United States
Local Identifier: C3975
URL: http://www.umsystem.edu/whmc/invent/3975.html
Dates Spanned: 2000-
Description: The Missouri Ex-POWs Oral History Project is conducted by the State Historical Society of Missouri and the Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Columbia. The purpose of this ongoing project is to record, preserve, and honor the personal histories of Missouri's Ex-Prisoners of War. The initial phase of the project concentrated on members of the American Ex-Prisoners of War, Heart of America Chapter based in Kansas City, Missouri. The American Ex-Prisoners of War (AX-POW) is a national, non-profit organization of American citizens who were captured by the enemy. Researchers will note that some of the interviewees, although members of the Missouri-based chapter, resided in Kansas.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 65
Broad Subjects: Military; Law; Wars and Conflicts
ASP Subjects: Kansas City, MO; Missouri; Oral history; Prisoners of war; Soldiers; United States; United States--Armed Forces; World War II, 1939-1945
Collection Code: OHC0000578